Doug MacGinnitie has deep insurance, tax and legal experience. From 2011- 2015, he served as State Revenue Commissioner for Georgia, managing the state’s Department of Revenue. Prior to his public service, he was the COO and a Director of Beecher Carlson, a commercial property and casualty insurance brokerage firm based in Atlanta. He also served as General Counsel of the Hobbs Group, at the time, one of the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms. Doug is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Emory Law School and is a member of several non-profit boards.
Kim is responsible for the day to day operations of the company and oversees all captive formations. She is a former risk manager for a Fortune 50 company, responsible for the placement of billions of dollars of insurance coverage, management of its captives and hundreds of millions of dollars of claims, and resolution of coverage disputes involving complex coverage matters. Kim has consulted for a number of large publicly traded and privately-owned businesses in optimizing their risk management programs and establishing captive insurance programs, large and small.
She is a licensed attorney and has written and spoken on insurance topics including “Running into Trouble,” Captive Insurance Times, May 2017; and “Captive Insurance for the Middle Market,” Journal of Accountancy, November 2016.
Kim holds MBA and J.D. degrees from Emory University and is a graduate of Oglethorpe University. She is a member of the ABA Captive Insurance Committee and board member of the Georgia Captive Insurance Association.
Jay will be responsible for oversight of the day to day operations of GRMS including policy administration, claims, insurance renewals, financial audit oversight, as well as regulatory compliance. Jay is an attorney and is the former Deputy Commissioner of Insurance for Georgia.
Jay has a B.A. in History from the University of Georgia and received his J.D. from the University of South Carolina
Edin is responsible for the implementation and operation of the Tenant Liability and Self-Storage Unit Captive programs, including the development of client training and communications materials. He previously worked for a large multifamily company in the operation of its Captive Tenant Liability program. Edin is multi-lingual and enjoys traveling and soccer.
Marilyn is a CPA who has experience in the insurance, telecom, and software industries. In her role as Controller, she coordinates financial statement preparation and review, and financial reporting to regulatory bodies for all Captives managed by River Oak Risk. She enjoys travel, playing bridge and tennis and lives in Marietta, GA with her husband and their cat.
Curtis is a Senior Risk Analyst assisting with new captive formations, renewals, policy issuance and claims matters. He holds Property and Casualty, and Life and Health insurance licenses in Georgia. He attended Georgia State and studied marketing. Curtis enjoys traveling and attending community focused events.
With over 20 years of collective experience in management, administrative services, business development, and creating unique and effective marketing strategies (from grassroots efforts to enriching established organizations), Aisha’s business acumen is reflected in her leadership, efficiency, and innovative approach. As the Administrative Services Manager, she works closely with the CEO and COO to oversee the Atlanta office. Additionally, Aisha directs all administrative services including quality control, human resources, strategic planning, as well as other key functions of daily operations. In her spare time, Aisha enjoys traveling and spending time with her children and family.
Laura has more than twenty years of experience in corporate governance, contract administration, risk management, and litigation with Atlanta law firms as well as public and private companies within the financial services and IT Staffing industries. As a Paralegal, she assists with the corporate formation of the captives, corporate governance, and compliance matters. Laura holds a B.S in Psychology from Mercer University.
Stephen is an accomplished business development and sales professional with twenty successful years of developing effective business relationships for account development/retention and revenue growth. Stephen successfully sold into a wide variety of business verticals- cable/telecom, utilities, manufacturing, distribution and many others in his various business development roles with Silicon Graphics, Vangard Technologies, WorkProducts and others. Stephen also played a critical role in helping Atlanta based Allconnect grow from a pure start up to $35MM in revenue during his five years at the company.
Stephen is a graduate from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Stephen resides in Athens, GA with his wife and two children.
Patrick has extensive business development and executive management experience from startup companies to international conglomerates. Patrick began his career in sales and was responsible for hiring, training and managing teams across the country. He joined River Oak Risk because he believes strongly in captives as a dynamic business strategy. Patrick is passionate about bringing the most conservative and comprehensive solution to trusted advisors and their clients.
He graduated from the University of North Carolina and lives in Chapel Hill with his wife and two children. Patrick serves as his historic neighborhood president and on boards for preservation, the Chapel Hill children’s museum, Big Brothers & Big Sisters and his church.
Based in San Francisco, Sheila has considerable experience in the finance industry. Formerly, she was the VP of Private Securities Group / Director of Operations at SharesPost, Inc. where she executed sales and transfers of pre-IPO companies. As the VP, she was responsible for the sales and marketing of a new fund of SharesPost called the SharesPost 100 Fund (ticker: PRIVX). The fund is composed of pre-IPO companies and it is open to non-accredited investors. Prior to being VP, she managed and executed multi-million dollar transfers of pre-IPO companies to accredited investors such as Facebook, Twitter, GoPro, Box, Palantir, and Space Exploration. Sheila concentrates on Captives in the West Coast and Hawaii territories. Sheila has also founded an event planning and design company. Sheila earned her B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing at San Francisco State University. Her endless adoration for Northern California has kept her in beautiful San Francisco with her affectionate pug, Sully.
Paula comes from the financial services industry where she served as a trusted advisor in wealth management and risk management consulting for High Net Worth Individuals. She has almost 20 years of Family Office Management experience, both domestic and abroad. She has extensive international experience, has played a significant role in her own family business, and therefore understands the concerns that affect most business owners. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Houston. She has studied, worked, and lived abroad, and speaks several languages fluently including German and French.
She believes strongly in living a life of service, and is a member of the Board of Directors for several nonprofit organizations, including but not limited to, Houston PetSet, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS), and the University of St. Thomas Performing Arts Society Board. She also serves on multiple Advisory Boards, holds membership, and shows support for several Women’s Auxiliary Associations including The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, The Houston Symphony League, and The Women’s Home. She is also a member of the Chaine de la Rotisseurs and Societe du Mondiale. She currently resides in Houston, Texas with her Chihuahua Amelia Earhart.